Jobs For Watauga Opportunities
Christmas came a little early for Watauga Opportunities,
and its work will help brighten the Christmas season for
millions of others.
Voter Rolls Show Decline
Watauga Countys voter rolls have declined
by about eight percent since the presidential election
Restoration Project To Continue
The Boone Greenway has long been recognized
as an ideal spot for jogging, bicycling or a leisurely
Teachers Earn National Board Certification
Thirteen more teachers in the Watauga County
Schools have earned National Board Certification.
Appalachian Elementary Building Set for Demolition
ASU Holds Whitener Hall Farewell Party December
Plan To Challenge Foxx
With Rep. Virginia Foxx planning to run for
reelection for the Fifth District Congressional seat,
several potential Democratic challengers have been traveling
the district to test the waters.
News Acquired By California Company
Boone-based The Singing News, the countrys
largest Christian music publication, has been acquired
by a California broadcasting company.
Spending Expected To Increase
Christmas shopping sales are expected to climb
6 percent this season over last
Receives $1.1 Million in Defense Department Funding
Researchers at Appalachian State University
have received $1.1 million in funding from the Defense
Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), for a two-year
Program Closes Out First Year
The governments tobacco settlement program
is closing out its first year and most local quota holders
have received their checks.